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Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 17:30

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third flagged by Uber for the new taxi service, while it ... Read More

‘America’s Favorite Town’ new hotel

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 19:53

 The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International,  welcomes the Beaufort Hotel to its portfolio of boutique and historic hotels that reflect their surrounding community. The brand's newest addition, situated on the idyllic Crystal ... Read More

Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 22:04

According to the German aviation startup Lilium, air taxis will offer services in many major cities all over the world in the next six years or so. “We plan to ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 16:35

For World Environment Day, once again this year RIU Hotels & Resorts has joined the United Nations’ program #BeatAirPollution, in order to tackle one of the greatest environmental challenges of ... Read More

Tourism Nova Scotia and WestJet Airlines launch London taxi campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 18:50

Tourism Nova Scotia announced a new London taxi campaign in partnership with Canadian airline WestJet. With a fleet of 14 branded taxis now on the road, the campaign will run ... Read More

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 06:01

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local air quality, reduce congestion and tackle emissions, as the airport continues ... Read More

Visiting Mauritius: What is the best way to rent a car in Mauritius?

editor editor- March 14, 2019 04:14

Mauritius, an island nation in the Indian Ocean, welcomes visitors with its exotic beaches and fine hotels. It is a great destination for holidays and relaxation. As Mark Twain said: ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:30

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – this year it will go from Friday, March 1st to ... Read More

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 26, 2019 00:18

Milan’s Airport Linate is not only very passenger friendly but also very easy to reach from Milan’s city center. There are three airports for Milan with Linate being the closest ... Read More

ParkCloud names first chair

editor editor- February 13, 2019 01:44

ParkCloud, a European airport parking company, has named its first Chairperson - Peter Hilton, former chief of Holiday Taxis. Having spearheaded global growth in his previous role as Chief Executive ... Read More

Mobility of the Future: Fraport and Volocopter

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2019 08:03

Fraport AG and Volocopter GmbH are pioneering mobility ofthe future. Together, they are developing concepts for ground infrastructure and operations required for air taxi services at airports. This cooperation focuses ... Read More

Brussels tourism goes into “geek” mode

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 16:10

From March onwards, Brussels will be celebrating pop culture with a host of events and activities. From Comic Con Brussels to BIFFF and even the Brussels Games Festival, fans of ... Read More

Massive anti-Uber protest paralyzes Madrid

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 15:27

Madrid's anti-riot police, backed by a fleet of tow trucks and cranes, took several hours to clear the vehicles from the capital’s Paseo de la Castellana after hundreds of taxis ... Read More

Simply Move: Munich Airport presents innovative mobility solutions of tomorrow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 16:27

What will mobility look like in the future? This question is explored in a new exhibition: "Simply Move". Staged by bayern design, the Center of Excellence for Design of the ... Read More

The importance of cruise ship tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 7, 2019 23:55

Seychelles as a country that is totally dependent on tourism and needs to now move to better understand Cruise Ship Business. Read More

Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 15:38

A Belgian commercial court has declared Uber illegal in Brussels. The Dutch-speaking tribunal of Commerce sided with local taxi companies and outlawed the ride-hailing service in the Belgian capital. Read More

Charles de Gaulle airport rolls out new taxi rules to prevent scams

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 19:25

Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport has announced new taxi rules after an unregistered illegal acb driver charged a Thai tourist couple €247 ($283) for a trip from the airport to ... Read More

Kuala Lumpur: walkways will be the alternative to taxis

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 24, 2011 22:26

KUALA LUMPUR (eTN) - “Amanah, jujur, mesr,a and bersopan.” These are four adjectives displayed in the back windows inside of Kuala Lumpur’s (KL) taxis. Read More

Seoul introduces eco-friendly hybrid taxis

editor editor- December 22, 2009 05:07

The newly-introduced hybrid taxi in Seoul is a hybrid vehicle powered by a Liquefied Petroleum Injection (LPI) engine that was first developed in Korea. Read More

Taxies designed for foreign tourists set to run in 2009

editor editor- November 19, 2008 04:00

A taxi exclusively designed for foreign tourists will debut on the streets of Seoul in the first half of next year. Read More

Tourist taxi war on cards in Calangute

editor editor- October 17, 2008 04:43

CALANGUTE: In a battle to protect their turf, the tourist taxi owners of Calangute on Tuesday took out a rally in the village asking non-Calangute re Read More